3 Next-Level Attributes for High Performing Alumni Relations Teams

3 Next-Level Attributes for High Performing Alumni Relations Teams How do we adjust to an increasingly globalized business landscape? How do we incorporate data in every function of our operations? How do we train our team to adapt to an unknown future? If you listen to these questions, you may think of a financial firm or consulting group. In reality, these are the questions alumni ... Read more

Academic Advising for Sophomore Students

Academic Advising for Sophomore Students In my previous blog post, I wrote about the value for undergraduate students to meet with their academic advisor and plan ahead for degree progress as a way to maximize the college experience. Advanced planning for course selection is important for three reasons: 1) to maintain a balance of appropriate level courses each term, 2) to be prepared at the ... Read more

What Would an Ideal College Look Like?

What Would an Ideal College Look Like? Is anyone else an avid reader of The Atlantic? If you’re anything like me, you peruse its front page every day, looking to be challenged in your thinking and expand your worldview. A particularly interesting article came on their feed recently titled “What Would an Ideal College Look Like?” It may be no surprise to you that, given ... Read more

Connect now with your advisor to maximize academic plans

Connect now with your advisor to maximize academic plans Back-to-school is a busy time for everyone. Whether you are a student, faculty, administrative services professional, or directly support someone in one of the above categories, your mind is full of back-to-school information. New courses (4-6 different classes in some cases), scheduling conflicts, job responsibilities, social commitments, there are a lot of new and different moving ... Read more

Depersonalized and Decentralized: The Perils of Online Education

Depersonalized and Decentralized: The Perils of Online Education In an attempt to cut costs and make learning more accessible to nontraditional students, colleges and universities are increasingly relying on online courses as a mode for instruction. As a high school student, I enrolled in several online courses at my local community college; later, after a traditional college experience, I realized my lack of engagement and ... Read more

Four Questions You Should’ve Asked Me (A Once-Struggling Off-Campus Student)

Four Questions You Should’ve Asked Me (A Once-Struggling Off-Campus Student) As an off-campus student, it’s much more difficult to engage in the campus experience than students living in residence halls. This was my experience several years ago when I was commuting 30 minutes each way to campus. My network existed at home, where friends, family, and homework more than filled my time. But I was ... Read more
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